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Exercise for preventing and treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a condition resulting in an increased risk of skeletal fractures due to a reduction in the density of bone tissue. Prevention of osteoporotic-related fractures is dependentExpand
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Effectiveness and safety of vitamin D in relation to bone health.
OBJECTIVES To review and synthesize the literature in the following areas: the association of specific circulating 25(OH)D concentrations with bone health outcomes in children, women of reproductiveExpand
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The prevalence of celiac disease in average-risk and at-risk Western European populations: a systematic review.
Until recently, celiac disease (CD) was felt to be a rare disease in the United States. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the prevalence of CD in general Western populationsExpand
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The diagnostic accuracy of serologic tests for celiac disease: a systematic review.
Clinicians are increasingly utilizing noninvasive serologic tests for the diagnosis and screening of celiac disease (CD). The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the diagnosticExpand
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Meta-analyses of therapies for postmenopausal osteoporosis. IX: Summary of meta-analyses of therapies for postmenopausal osteoporosis.
This section summarizes the results of the seven systematic reviews of osteoporosis therapies published in this series [calcium, vitamin D, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), alendronate,Expand
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Meta-analyses of therapies for postmenopausal osteoporosis. II. Meta-analysis of alendronate for the treatment of postmenopausal women.
OBJECTIVE To review the effect of alendronate on bone density and fractures in postmenopausal women. DATA SOURCE We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, Current Contents, and the Cochrane Controlled trialsExpand
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The impact of a gluten-free diet on adults with coeliac disease: results of a national survey.
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the impact of the gluten-free diet on the 5,240 members of the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA). Data are presented on 2,681 adults (>or=16 years) withExpand
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Alendronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women.
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is an abnormal reduction in bone mass and bone deterioration leading to increased fracture risk. Alendronate belongs to the bisphosphonate class of drugs, which act to inhibitExpand
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Fragility fractures and the osteoporosis care gap: an international phenomenon.
OBJECTIVES To describe practice patterns in the management of osteoporosis after fragility fracture. METHODS Systematic review of articles in MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, and CINAHL databases (1996Expand
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Risedronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women.
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is an abnormal reduction in bone mass and bone deterioration leading to increased fracture risk. Risedronate belongs to the bisphosphonate class of drugs which act to inhibitExpand
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